Annual Conference attendees are invited to dive deeper into specific ministry and leadership topics during Monday afternoon’s Toolbox Sessions. These optional breakouts offer specialized learning from NTC leaders, as well as our keynote speakers from Ministry Incubators.

Toolbox Session participation requires advance registration. You can register for a toolbox session on the NTAC app after you register.

Session Topics:

  • Children’s Ministry Resources and Ideas
  • Church Leadership in the New Reality – Kenneth Wolverton (North Central District Lay Leader and member at Grace Avenue UMC)
  • Understanding, Navigating and Dealing with Conflict – Lisa Hancock (Restorative Communications)
  • Building an Antiracism and Racial Justice Model for Your Church – Rev. Cathy Sweeney (Arapaho UMC), Fred Marsh (Hamilton Park UMC), Rev. Dr. Ron Henderson (Director, Racial DEI)

  • Online Discipleship – Rev. Joshua Manning (Grace Chapel UMC), Rev. Dallen Morgan (Anna New Church Start), Rohini Drake (Director, Welcoming and Online Ministry, First UMC Richardson)
  • Ministry with New Generations in the Church – Rev. Trey Wince and Aqueelah Legonde (Ministry Incubators)
  • Youth Ministry Resources and Ideas